Business Growth
Module 4 Social Entrepreneurship

Scale-up your impact start-up
Start date
26. October 2021
Deadline 18. October 2021
Course dates
Here you can find all details about the Business Growth course. Please note: The dates of the individual course days may change!

After the course you will have:

  • Application-oriented, practice-based knowledge in business development
  • Solutions for your growth strategy and new approaches to develop products and markets to maximise impact
  • Concrete tools and performance criteria for the implementation of solutions
  • An interesting network of coaches, trainers, consultants and participants


You bring the following:

  • You have already established your social startup and have been operating for some time
  • Your growth targets and other challenges have been identified
  • You have or hope to develop a scalable impact-driven business model


Course dates:

We currently plan two variantions, depending on the pandemic situation. Please mark both dates in your calendar if you apply for the course.

Option 1: Physical training in Berne. Fridays, @ 9am-1pm and 2pm-6pm
29.10. // 05.11. // 12.11. // 19.11 // 26.11.

Option 2:  If physical classes will not be possible, we will conduct the training online on Tuesdays and Fridays, @ 8:30am-12:30pm
26.10. // 29.10. // 02.11. // 05.11. // 09.11. // 12.11. // 16.11. // 19.11. // 23.11. // 26.11.

The final course dates will be published as soon as possible.


This course will be held in cooperation with our partner EPFL Innovation Park.

Course program
Start date
26. October 2021
Deadline 18. October 2021
Course dates
Information material
Flyer with course schedule

c/o ZHAW Zürcher Hochschule für Angewandte Wissenschaften
Theaterstrasse 17
8400 Winterthur


«The course provided me with many answers to my questions und helped me to gain new inputs – especially in Marketing. »

Antonio Bader
Powergia GmbH

«I’ve heard and learned from outstanding speakers who effectively opened my eyes.»

Martin Weisskopf

«It was exciting to get to know the different facets of a company’s development. The coaches passed on valuable know-how from their practical experience. »

Philipp Ryf

«In sales, customer understanding is everything. The Business Growth course has taught me how to be more systematic. »

Christian Mathis